Log, kept by Benjamin Franklin Wing, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Includes descriptions of types of whales (polar/bowhead whales) and polar bears seen or taken, Arctic disaster, and shipwrecks; and account of provisions used and provisions taken onboard and inventories of whale oil. Other places represented include Kauai; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by West Mitchell (replaced by Benjamin Franklin Wing, at Honolulu, 18 Apr. 1881), on voyage from 2 Nov. 1880-31 Oct. 1881 to the Anadyr Sea whaling grounds; owner-agent: J & W.R. Wing & Company; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1851.
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